Recipe Of Healthy Indian Breakfast – Jowar Onion Chilla

While we indulge in a healthy lifestyle by consuming foods that are indeed nutritious and low calorie, Jowar is a grain that gains the brownie points. It is a complex carbohydrate and one of the best low-calorie breakfast options. While collating the recipe for healthy Indian breakfast series, Jowar Chilla was in fact the first choice. Also, with a mix of spices and onions, this breakfast food is tasty and it is as easy to cook as a healthy sandwich

Recipe of healthy breakfast – Jowar onion chilla:

While chillas made of Jowar like Jowar Tomato Chilla are common, Jowar Onion Chilla has been a recipe of healthy Indian breakfast that has not been widely made. The taste of onion adds a twist to the tale of taste. The cooking time of this chilla is just 15 minutes. There would be days when you don’t feel like cooking in the morning. This is one recipe of healthy Indian breakfast that we can cook instantly. Through the healthy breakfast series, The Champa Tree is trying to prove that contrary to the general belief, there are ideas of healthy Indian breakfast that can actually be healthy and low calorie.

Recipe of healthy Indian breakfast

Jowar Onion Chilla


  • 2 cups Jowar Sorghum
  • ½ cup Rice flour
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon Jeera seeds Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Dhania powder Coriander
  • ½ teaspoon Haldi Turmeric powder
  • 1 cup Onions finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chilli powder to taste
  • Oil a little


  • Dry mix all ingredients except onions in a mixing bowl.
  • Add water slowly to make a pouring, flowy batter.
  • Now add onions and mix well till lumps are removed.
  • Shallow fry on pan and enjoy this low calorie breakfast !


  • You can customize the Jowar Chilla as per your taste.
  • Add some chopped tomato for the soury edge.
  • Instead of oil you can use pure ghee especially if you are giving the chillas to your kids.

Jowar Onion Chilla is a recipe of healthy Indian breakfast that we can consume without guilt. Moreover, the ease of preparation makes it all the more enticing. Having a healthy breakfast is the best gift you could give to your body as a healthy beginning of the day will keep you motivated and energized. This in turn improves our life in totality. Check out our healthy breakfast series for more options to cook and consume in the morning.

By Varun Sai, Co-founder – Health on Way

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23 thoughts on “Recipe Of Healthy Indian Breakfast – Jowar Onion Chilla”

  1. Chilla is a staple at our home but we never tried the jowar option. This looks like a healthy variant of the same. Surely gonna try.

  2. I’ve never tried jowar for any recipes like these, it sounds interesting. I shall definitely be trying this na will come back to let you know what the fam thinks.

  3. The recipe looks easy. My only concern is that will I like the taste of Jowar? Well, from the reviews I think that I need to try this and find out for myself.

  4. I did not try Jawar till now..yes besan nd all I tried.good to know something new recipe that too for breakfast..thanks a lot.will give sure shot.

  5. Never tried a jowar cheelas before though we love moong daal and besan cheelas. Look forward to trying out this one as well.

  6. This breakfast recipe is so quick to make and I am sure it is very yummy to eat as well. I am soon bringing Jowar flour as I will add it in other flour mixes also. Thanks for sharing this recipe

  7. All these recipes looks so good. I love making chilla as they are yummy at the same time easy and quick to make. Now a days we have all these snacking in the dinner.

  8. I am a huge fan of using Jowar in our day today diet due to the benefits it offers. And would love to use this Jowar onion chilla as well for breakfast using your recipe. And I am sure it suits the weightloss needs as well.

  9. I am glad that I introduced to your website. You have very nice and informative content. Specially when it comes to healthy food recipes for kids. Thanks for sharing

  10. I usually make jowar, gram flour and oats mix chilla. I will give this rice flour and jowar one a try , I think this will be crispier too !

  11. This is so amazing post. This looks so healthy. I m glad you have shared that Recipe Of Healthy Indian Breakfast. I will try it. Thank you for good share

  12. Healthy choices are must for the start of the day . Thanks for interesting recipe. Very healthy and yamm.

  13. One should always start their day with a healthy breakfast as it sets the tone for the day. It is really important to give it the importance it needs. This one looks really healthy and a simple recipe.

  14. I agree Jawar is one of our family’s favorite and this recipe is best for breakfast, thanks for sharing I will try this for sure.

  15. Jowar is a superfood and very nutritious too. I make thalipeeth for breakfast with jowar flour and it tastes really good. Will try the dry fruit paratha!

  16. I have made this recipe few days age and it turn out really well. Jowar is a healthy grain that not used frequently is routine Indian diet. Jowar onion chilla is an interesting recipe to include that in our routine diet and get all amazing health benefits that Jowar offers.